Award-Winning Math Tutors in Baltimore, MD
Holly "...I earned a degree in English Literature, with a minor in History, from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching, with a concentration in early childhood and elementary education, from Pacific University in Eugene, OR. In the future, I hope to teach aspiring teachers in a college of education. Teaching is truly a passion of mine - I believe that students deserve to work with someone who respects and affirms them, helps them develop self-efficacy, and pushes them to reach their potential..."
Kori "... When working with students I use an inquiry-based approach to gently guide them toward the correct solution. This gives them ownership of their learning while ensuring that they have mastered the material. I have been involved with education and outreach activities for over 15 years. Throughout high school I tutored and taught middle school students through a program that aimed to prepare these potential first generation college students to succeed in their high schools’ college prep coursework..."
Shelby "...I place a high value on education and believe that in order to get the most out of it, students should be challenged and take full advantage of all of their educational resources. It's very rewarding to see a students succeed and reach their goals through hard work. I most enjoy teaching life sciences and writing, but I have a diverse background in many areas..."
UNC Chapel Hill - Bachelors, Biology, English
Lucinda "...I attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois and Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia. I love to tutor Algebra 1 and 2 and also Business Calculus and Statistics. I truly enjoy the applications of these subjects in daily life, thus, I am able to explain concepts to students in a very comprehensible yet effective manner..."
Kate "...The best part of my job, and why I love teaching, is that moment when a student finally grasps a concept they were previously struggling with and feels good about math. I love helping students recognize and access their own academic capabilities and firmly believe that all students can learn. While I am a certified math teacher and can teach all subjects, my favorite subjects are Geometry, Algebra 1 and 2, and IB Math Studies..."
University of Maryland - BS, Math & Secondary Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education - Ed.M, School Leadership
Grayson "...During college, I did study abroad in Madrid, Spain. I lived with a host family and immersed myself in the culture for 5 weeks. Since graduation, I moved to DC to participate in an internship with Department of Defense Educational Activity..."
Brooke "...My Bachelor of Science is in Chemical Engineering and I received it from the University of Maryland Baltimore County where I was a Meyerhoff Scholar. I started tutoring my teammates in high school as a scholar athlete. I found it enjoyable and extremely rewarding and continued tutoring in college and throughout graduate school..."
William "... It was great to see how my students could eventually come around to seeing standardized tests as a puzzle, rather than a chore. I've since spent several semesters as an Introductory Chemistry TA during my undergrad at Amherst College, where I majored in Biochemistry and Biophysics, magna cum laude. I'm also pre-med; I'm applying to medical schools now, for matriculation in the fall of 2014..."
Edward "...I have worked ESL students, I have worked with struggling students enrolled at charter schools, and I have worked with students at top-notch public schools. While I tutor in a broad range of subjects, I am most passionate about History, Political Science, and English. In my experience, students respond best not to strict tutors but to engaging, fun, and supportive tutors..."
Frances (Fran) "... I have taught college-level math and high school-level Chemistry, Physics, and Pre-Calculus for 13 years. I have tutored students in upper level math and science formally for 8-9 years (and informally). While my talents and interests are in the Science and Math arenas, I also enjoy cooking and reading novels..."